Working at SYPA

South Yorkshire Pensions Authority is a small friendly organisation with around 100 employees based at Oakwell House in Barnsley.

Working at South Yorkshire Pensions Authority

We are organised around three groups of activity:

Pension Administration

This is our largest group and is made up of teams covering:
Benefits The maintenance of pension records and the processing of pension benefits.
Pension Systems Provides support for users of the pension administration system and develops and tests system changes and enhancements
Support and Engagement Deals with technical pension issues and training and manages relationships with over 617 employers.
ICT Provides Information & Communication Technology services for the whole organisation including support for desktop machines and the network and websites, supports and develops our use of different technologies and develops and markets specialised pension related software.


Investment Strategy

This is our smallest team and is responsible for designing and implementing a strategy for investing the Fund’s assets and for monitoring the performance of the organisations managing our money.


Finance and Corporate Services

This team provides a range of corporate support services for the whole organisation including finance and human resources.


SYPA building


SYPA office


SYPA office plant


SYPA office fruit


The annual workforce report and pay policy statement, can be found on the our organisation page